Zhongshan Travel Tips

When to Go
Plenty of sunshine and rainfall in this landscape gives Zhongshan City a mild climate. Combined with its advantageous geographic position, it is an ideal place to live. However, the occasional hot summer and sometimes disastrous weather can be disappointing for visitors. So, coming here in spring (from March to the middle of May) and autumn (from the last ten days of September to the first ten days of December) are recommended.

Fast Facts
Area: 1,800 square kilometers (about 694.98 square miles)
Resident Population: 2,500,000
Area Code: 528400
Zip Code: 0760

Banks: Branches of Bank of China in the city can service foreign currency exchanges for you.
Zhongshan branch: No.18, Zhongshan 3rd Road
Shiqi branch: No.13, Yuelai Middle Road
Sundong branch: No.7, Huabai Road
Huayuan branch: the 8th of No.52, Huayuan Street,

Post Office:
Sunwen Middle Road branch: No.102-106, Sunwen Middle Road
Sunwen West Road branch: No.123-129, Sunwen West Road

Emergency Numbers:
Fire: 119
Police: 110
Ambulance: 120
Traffic: 122

Useful Numbers:
Consumption complaint: 12315
Price complaint: 8824592 8325592

Zhongshan City People's Hospital
Address: No.2, Sunwen Middle Road
Bus routes: No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 13, 17, 20, 21, 23, 27, 32
Telephone: 0760-8823566

Because Zhongshan City is easily accessible by sea, consumers can find a wide variety of products from China as well as many other countries. While thi city is slightly smaller than many other cities in the Guangdong Province, the reasonable prices allow it to compete economically with neighboring cities and make it a popular destination for visitors. In recent years, a series national industrial bases and a number of locally featured towns have been built there, which promote economic growth while satisfying a range of consumer needs.

Now, if you are ready to begin shopping, head to Sunwen Xi Road. Sunwen Xi Road is the most attractive pedestrian street of Zhongshan City, featuring a long history and many shops. While you enjoy buying local products and souvenirs, take notice of the exotic buildings along the road, many of which were used as hotel, restaurants and department stores many years ago. Furthermore, if you are visiting there during the harvest season, make sure that you do not miss the many local fruits including litchi, pineapple, bananas, and longan.

If you can imagine Sunwen Xi Road as being a traditional Chinese elder, Fengyuan Business Street, in contrast, is a fashionable girl full of modern vigor. Located on Sunwen Middle Road, Fengyuan Business Street is marked by famous brands and large department stores. Shop away!

Zhongken Department Store
Address: No.2, Anlan Road

Holiday Square
Address: No.6, Xingzhong Road, Shiqi District
Bus routes: 11A, 11B

Trust-Mart Super Market
Address: No.59, Zhongshan 2nd Road, Shiqi District
Bus routes: 1, 1B, 30, 47, 9, 12, 22

- Last updated on Oct. 10, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Zhongshan Travel Tips
Asked by Henry Young from CHINA HONG KONG | Oct. 10, 2023 00:57Reply
Can I use Renminbi notes in Zhongshan
Can I use Renminbi notes in transactions in Zhongshan? I need to go to Zhongshan on personal business but do not have a WeChat and learnt from BOCHK that there is insufficient time to open an account in China. Is it that using Renminbi notes in Zhongshan is very inconvenient as transactions are done using card?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hailey | Oct. 10, 2023 19:34

It is okay to use paper money. Though not as convenient as cards, it can be accepted in every place.
Asked by BLC195 | Jul. 26, 2017 13:13Reply
I would like to know about CFL bulb market in china
i want to buy CFL Bulb and LED lights in bulk quantity. i have no idea about about that's market.
Please guide. Thanks.
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Answered by Mike from SINGAPORE | Jul. 27, 2017 01:09

You are suggested to go to Zhongshan Ancient County, lots of lamp markets are there, such as Shimao Lamps Square, Aerte Lamps, and Mashen Shijia Lamps in Zhongxing Avenue.
Asked by Michael from USA | Oct. 08, 2016 17:28Reply
Is there a good food night market in Zhongshan? Where should we go for summer clothes sales in Oct?
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Answered by David from GERMANY | Oct. 10, 2016 01:33

Yes! You may go to Shaxi Night Market on Shancun Street, Shaxi Town, where you will find a great variety of food.

You can go to Fengyuan Commercial Street. There are many clothes shops for sale there. ;)
Asked by Naveen | Aug. 23, 2011 07:49Reply
I would like to know about Western Medical Facility in Zhongshan and its cost.
I would be working there for about 5 -6 years and want to know if Western Medicine practicing Doctors or Hospitals are available there. Also, what are the typical cost of Consultation and Medicine costs. Can they understand English? What other options does an expat have for Medical care in the city. Are there good diagnostic facilities etc.. Please guide. Thanks.
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Answered by Jamie from CHINA | Aug. 24, 2011 01:06

Western medicine practicing doctors are available at every hospital here, but few of them could understand English. You may need a companion who are Chinese.
Answered by johnny from CHINA | Sep. 20, 2011 03:13

western medicine and treatments are fairly cheap depending on what your needs are the western medicine that they prescribe is no where near the quality as western generic brands, they do have some western brand names but they are very expensive if they even carry it. most everything is paid in cash up front. you can buy travel insurance in HK. that they will reimburse you for some medical and prescriptions but it can be a hassel to get reimbursed. I paid 1300HKD and it was alright you can go to HSBC bank to buy it.
Asked by Ms.jeslyn from MALAYSIA | Feb. 16, 2011 21:52Reply
i have plan to guzhen zhongshan guangdong china for lighting purchases trip..
do have any street or shop to intrude? and any convinient transport and cheaper hotel?
if depart from malaysia , and arrive which airport is easy?
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Answered by Mr.Jamie | Feb. 17, 2011 21:10

You could take a flight to Guangzhou Baiyuan Airport and then transfer to Guzhen from downtown Guangzhou by bus. It is better to get known of several reliable lighting producers before you come to China.
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